Treasure Island

Lawrence S. Pertillar

(February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

Decay


Few seek relationships to end in ruin from rust.
But those who make claims not to know,
When signs began to show deterioration...
Are the very ones who implemented,
Not only the dust and distrust...
But also the wounding that began the decay.

Submitted: Sunday, April 21, 2013
Edited: Monday, April 22, 2013

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  • Victoria Donnelly (4/22/2013 10:58:00 AM)

    it is often difficult to face that which we know to be true....maybe living such denial for the longest times....you capture this wonderfully here...beautifully sad. (Report) Reply

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